Whether you call it a plethora, slew, scads or simply a bunch, we have a lot of free services and events available in Fairfax County. Here’s your “five for free” in October:
- Much Mulch for You. Beautify your fall garden with free mulch. Call 703-324-5995, TTY 711, first to check on availability.
- Audio Tour of Civil War Battlefield. Grab your smartphone and take advantage of the crisp fall weather on a free audio tour of Ox Hill Battlefield Park, the site of the only major Civil War engagement in our county.
- Learn About Adoption and Foster Parenting. If you love kids and have thought about adoption or being a foster parent, attend one of these meetings to get helpful information.
- Smoke Alarm and Home Fire Safety Inspection. As part of its “Preventing the 9-1-1 Call” program, the Fire and Rescue Department will do a fire safety inspection and install a free smoke alarm in your home. Call 703-246-3801, TTY 711.
- Medicare Made Simpler. Learning the ins and outs of Medicare can be maddening; get help at one of our free information meetings or long list of resources.